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Bloomsday: an encounter between Joyce and Pessoa

Joyce and Pessoa come together in a meeting of voices, heteronyms and characters brought to life by actors, writers and musicians. With Bartholomew Ryan (direction) and Amanda Booth and Marta Bernardes, among others.

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The time when they celebrated my birthday

Pessoa was born on June 13, 1888: a pretext for this late afternoon in Santo António to return to our usual places in the city. We'll preview “I don't know what tomorrow will bring: a sound tour in Fernando Pessoa's Lisbon”, audio guide by Sofia Saldanha (radio journalist), followed by a […]

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Forbidden Culture, Esteemed Heritage Book launch

Launch of the book “Forbidden Culture, Esteemed Heritage”, dealing with the wealth of Kola San Jon, cultural expression on the islands of São Vicente, Santo Antão and São Nicolau (Cape Verde). The Kola San Jon group from the Moinho da Juventude Cultural Association celebrates since 1991 the Popular Saints in the Bairro do Alto da Cova da Moura. In 2013 […]

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Play at Fados

Bringing together texts by Alexandre Honrado, David Machado, Filipa Martins, José Fialho Gouveia, Mafalda Arnauth, Maria Inês Almeida, Nuno Camarneiro, Rodrigo Costa Félix and Tiago Torres da Silva, the illustrated book Brincar aos Fados proposes a specially directed reading of Fado to children's imagination, from the historic districts of Lisbon. Live Fado […]

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setting the moment brief

7 April, 18:30 Roundtable 8 April, 18:30 Readings with live sound design, with authors and guests In April, Casa Fernando Pessoa hosts the first of three parts of a program of readings and roundtables on poems and chronicles. Ibero-American writers talk and read about the past and present, based on the chronicle.

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Antiprincesses – Launch of the children's collection

Launched in Portugal by EGEAC and Editora Tinta-da-china, the children's and youth collection Antiprincesas, by Argentine journalist Nadia Fink, wants to make known to younger people stories of women who, despite not having superpowers, were superpowered and, without tiaras, changed the world. Violeta Parra is one of the heroines of this collection, along with other women […]